Education

Nati Faber
November 30, 2015

Honored Student: Defining Young Leadership

His teachers describe him as an exemplary student, a natural leader, a consensus builder and a role model. His favorite subjects in school? Biology, Calculus and Talmud. This is Nathaniel Faber – “Nati” as his friends and family call him – a senior at Akiva and the recipient of the 2015 David Hermelin Scholarship Award.

Todd Parr
October 30, 2015

We Are Thankful For…

Mac 'n' Cheese, PJ Library and Whimsical Children's Author Todd Parr

Shalom Street
October 30, 2015

It’s Your Torah to Explore

In the beginning there was the idea, and then came the panels and two-by-fours, paintings, fabrics and toys, bright and colorful displays of all kinds to build excitement and lo and behold, there was an exhibit. Starting Sunday, October 18, 2015, "It's Your Torah to Explore."

Michael Daitch
September 30, 2015

Master Weaver: At Home on the Loom

"I can teach anyone to weave." And so begins a brief tutorial with Michael Daitch, master weaver, Judaic artist and educator.

September 1, 2015

Back to School, Breaking Ground

It's a great time to be at Akiva. For students, teachers, parents, alike, the upcoming year promises to be transformational on every level.

Rise of the JE-dI
September 1, 2015

Rise of the “JEd-I”

What does it mean to support 21st Century Jewish education today? To address the question, Jewish Federation has established a new funding and allocation structure - called “JEd-I” (Jewish Education and Identity).

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